The Meteores is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. It consists of six monasteries built in the 14th and 15th centuries at the top of rocky mountain peaks in Thessaly.
These monasteries are found close to the town of Kalambaka.© MATTES Rene
Dating back to 1476, this monastery is the oldest in Meteora.© Andrei Pop / 123RF
The convent at this monastery dates back to 1536.© MATTES Rene
This monastery is also known under the name of Saint Barbara.© Tatiana Popova / 123RF
The Meteora monasteries have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage since 1989.© MATTES Rene